Speaker Boehner today issued the following statement after receiving word that the Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate may wait until as late as Monday afternoon to act on House-passed legislation that would prevent a government shutdown.

Speaker Boehner previewed upcoming House legislation – the Spending Control & Economic Growth Act – that will tie an increase in the debt limit to spending cuts and pro-growth reforms.


Speaker Boehner issued the following statement on today’s report from the Joint Economic Committee analyzing the economic & deficit reduction effects of various reforms included in the House’s plan to increase the debt limit.

The House voted to ensure the federal government remains open and to defund the president's health care law.

Boehner made the following remarks after the House voted to approve a CR that provides funding for the federal government at current levels, & protects the American people from the president’s health care law.


At his weekly press briefing today, Speaker Boehner said the House will pass a plan tomorrow that protects all Americans from the president’s health care law, moving the battle to defund ObamaCare to the Senate.


At a press conference w/GOP leaders today, Boehner reiterated that, for decades, presidents of both parties have worked with Congress on debt limit legislation that includes spending cuts, & this year should be no different.


When it comes to the president’s performance on the economy, Mr. Leno will surely find no shortage of material, but if he’s looking for ideas worthy of mockery, here are just a few suggestions:

Speaker Boehner chided President Obama for mocking policies supported by the American people that will create jobs.


At a press conference with Republican leaders today,Speaker Boehner highlighted the House’s continuing action on the Republican jobs plan...


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